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July 17, 2018

Flags fly at half-mast in honour of former Premier

Flags at all NBCC locations will fly at half-mast until sunset on July 19 to honour the memory of former New Brunswick Premier Raymond J. Frenette, who died on Friday, July 13. He was 83.

Frenette served as the 28th Premier of New Brunswick in 1997-98. He spent 25 years as Member of the Legislative Assembly for Moncton East, during which time he held the positions of Minister of Health and Community Services, Government House Leader, Chairman of NB Power, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and Deputy Premier.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Amanda; a daughter, Debra Chouinard; son Dr. Remi Frenette, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.